Town Square

Post a New Topic

Sixty fruitful years at Satake

Original post made on Oct 7, 2013

For six decades, the Satake family churned out high-quality annuals from its nursery at the end of Marilyn Drive. But last April the nursery shut its doors, and a celebration of its long legacy was held Aug. 25.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 7, 2007, 3:36 PM

Comments (2)

Like this comment
Posted by Ellen Wheeler
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Oct 7, 2013 at 11:19 pm

It was nice to revisit this story after reading about the death of James Satake recently. RIP, Mr. Satake.


Like this comment
Posted by Rosemary diaz
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 9, 2015 at 11:01 pm

My name is Rosemary I remember my dad Pedro diaz working at the Satake nursery back in 1963. My family lived in the 2 houses that were in the back of the nursery. Also my brother Arthur Chavez worked there. I have some good memories of the Satake nursery, I do remember Jim Satate smoking cigars and playing with his kids. And playing in the big piles of dirty that was used for the plants. I can't believe I found this place and picture of the Satake nursery.


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

I AM THE GOD OF HELL FIRE AND I BRING YOU
By Laura Stec | 22 comments | 1,513 views

Are We Really Up To This?
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 929 views

Couples: Initiators and Implementors
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 738 views

 

Top restaurants to check out

Mountain View Voice readers have officially decided. See which local restaurants and businesses can now claim the title — Best Of Mountain View 2017.

View Winners